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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $69,008.40 to  $103,335.12  PAY GRADE: 39
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Conservation and Natural Resources
Division: Division of Forestry
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 09.356
Announcement Number: 46792
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 03/26/2024
   Phone: (702)486-2911
   Email: adrian@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
The Position
Pilots fly missions and aircraft which vary with the department to which the position is assigned. Pilots must maintain current certification to fly agency aircraft which may include jets, turboprop single- and/or multi-engine airplanes, rotorcraft helicopter or other equipment owned or leased by the agency.
Under general supervision, incumbents perform the duties described in the series concept and are trained and qualified to pilot assigned agency aircraft which may include rotorcraft, fixed-wing multi-engine and/or single-engine aircraft. Flying duties may be performed in any of the aircraft utilized by the agency in conducting fire suppression and wildlife survey activities. Such activities require flying for extended periods at high and/or low altitudes, over mountainous and variable terrain, and with obscured visibility resulting from fires and weather conditions. The Pilot III is distinguished from the Pilot II by responsibility for flying both fire suppression and wildlife survey missions as described below in the class concepts for Pilot II - Options A: NDF and B: NDOW.
NDF's pilots fly UH-1H helicopters to meet the States, DCNR's and/or Federal partners needs for Fire Control and Resource Management. Pilots must conduct fire reconnaissance missions, fire suppression flights and/or helitack flights including reporting fires; evaluating fire conditions; ordering ground crews and equipment and coordinating air attacks pending arrival of an incident commander; monitoring and reporting fire conditions; assisting the incident commander in directing air operations, and transporting personnel, cargo, and equipment to various locations within and outside the State. The State of Nevada is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building diverse, inclusive, and innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE***

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Graduation from high school or equivalent education, and 3,500 hours logged, pilot-in-command total rotorcraft or fixed-wing multi- and/or single-engine aircraft flight time, as designated by the agency at the time of recruitment. Flight experience must include 250 hours low-level flight; 250 hours conducting external load operations; 500 hours mountain flying above 5,000 feet mean sea level; and 100 hours of flight time within the preceding 12 months.
Special Requirements
    Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, positions in this series have been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in these positions must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
    A valid second-class medical certificate issued by an authorized FAA medical examiner is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    At the Pilot III class, a valid commercial pilot certificate with rotorcraft helicopter rating including instrument rating or fixed-wing multi-engine and/or single-engine land rating, including instrument rating issued by the FAA is required at the time of recruitment and as a condition of continuing employment.
The Examination
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
515 East Musser Street,
First Floor
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
7251 Amigo St,
Suite 120
Las Vegas, NV 89119

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

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